Known and Strange Things

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  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Pages : 304 pages
  • ISBN : 0571328075
  • Rating : 4.5/5 from 4 reviews
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Known and Strange Things

Known and Strange Things
  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 16 August 2016
GET THIS BOOK Known and Strange Things

A blazingly intelligent first collection of essays from the award-winning author of Open City and Every Day Is for the Thief. With these pieces on politics, photography, travel, history and literature - many of which have become viral sensations, shared and debated around the globe - Teju Cole solidifies his place as one of today's most powerful and original voices. On page after page, deploying prose dense with beauty and ideas, he finds fresh and potent ways to interpret art,

Blind Spot

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  • Author : Teju Cole
  • Publisher : Faber & Faber
  • Release : 04 July 2017
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The shadow of a tree in upstate New York. A hotel room in Switzerland. A young stranger in the Congo. In Blind Spot, readers will follow Teju Cole's inimitable artistic vision into the visual realm, as he continues to refine the voice and intellectual obsessions that earned him such acclaim for Open City. In more than 150 pairs of images and surprising, lyrical text, Cole explores his complex relationship to the visual world through his two great passions: writing and photography.

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  • Author : Philip Sayers
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
  • Release : 10 December 2020
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Authorship's Wake examines the aftermath of the 1960s critique of the author, epitomized by Roland Barthes's essay, “The Death of the Author.” This critique has given rise to a body of writing that confounds generic distinctions separating the literary and the theoretical. Its archive consists of texts by writers who either directly participated in this critique, as Barthes did, or whose intellectual formation took place in its immediate aftermath. These writers include some who are known primarily as theorists (Judith

The Quest for God in the Novels of John Banville 1973 2005

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  • Author : Brendan McNamee
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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John Banville's protagonists long for a sense of completion that neither their own psyches nor the world can satisfy. The themes in Banville's work can be seen to form a cultural and psychic bridge between mysticism and postmodernism, portraying human consciousness in a bind of forever being trapped in language.

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  • Author : Glenn Cannon Arbery
  • Publisher : Isi Books
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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"In the wake of the academic triumph of reductive theory and identity politics, the student and the lover of literature naturally ask: Does literature, as a distinct mode of the imagination, really matter? In fresh and engaging prose, experienced teacher, poet, and critic Glenn C. Arbery here provides a defense of literature's unique cultural and personal importance."--BOOK JACKET.

The Longman Anthology of British Literature

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  • Publisher : Longman Publishing Group
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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The Longman Anthology of British Literature was the first collection to pay sustained attention to the contexts within which literature was produced. Canonical authors are presented alongside newly visible authors. New to this edition, informative fact sheets open each volume providing an easily digestible glimpse of life during each period. The up-to-date introductions and notes are written by an editorial team whose members are all actively engaged in teaching and in current scholarship.

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  • Author : Frank Ormsby
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release : 14 May 2021
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Queen's University Belfast was at the heart of the remarkable flowering of poetry in Northern Ireland in the 1960s, a flowering that saw poet graduates such as Seamus Heaney and Paul Muldoon take Irish poetry to an international audience. Beginning with Helen Waddell. the anthology gathers together those poets who have helped to nurture poetry at the university, including John Hewitt. Philip Larkin, Michael Longley, and Medbh McGuckian, as well as the many other poets, whether former graduates or members